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First “Crewetical Mass” cycling event proves a hit

First “Crewetical Mass” cycling event proves a hit

By Jonathan White
The first-ever ‘Crewetical Mass’ proved a hit with more than 20 cyclists.

They pedalled in from Wistaston, Nantwich and Sandbach to take part at Crewe Railway Station.

Mornflake backs UK Triathlon events including Nantwich

Mornflake backs UK Triathlon events including Nantwich

South Cheshire firm Mornflake has thrown its weight behind one of the country’s biggest programmes of triathlon events.

The breakfast foods giant is backing UK Triathlon in its bid to get people of all abilities running, cycling and swimming to medal glory.

April 3, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Cyclists and runners raise awareness of Nantwich Food Bank

Cyclists and runners raise awareness of Nantwich Food Bank

South Cheshire Harriers runners have been cycling and pounding the streets in December – this time in aid of Nantwich Food Bank.

Local runners and cyclists have been braving the elements every day during Christmas Advent to raise awareness of the cause.

December 20, 2016 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Grants offered to Nantwich groups promoting walking and cycling

Grants offered to Nantwich groups promoting walking and cycling

Communities in Nantwich and Crewe are being invited to apply for grants aimed at promoting walking and cycling.

Town and parish councils, charities and voluntary organisations can apply to Cheshire East Council for up to £9,999 in funding.

October 15, 2016 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Thousands line Nantwich streets to watch Tour of Britain

Thousands line Nantwich streets to watch Tour of Britain

Thousands of people young and old lined the streets of Nantwich to watch some of the world’s best cyclists in the Tour of Britain.

The third stage of the race passed down Crewe Road, Millstone Lane, Barony Road and out towards Reaseheath at lunchtime today (September 6).

Volunteers in the saddle to help Tour of Britain visiting Nantwich

Volunteers in the saddle to help Tour of Britain visiting Nantwich

Hundreds of volunteers across Cheshire are lining up to help the Tour of Britain’s visit to the region run smoothly.

High-profile cyclists like Sir Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish will be racing through Nantwich and other Cheshire East towns and villages on September 6.

September 2, 2016 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Tour of Britain 2016 set to pass through Nantwich and Crewe

Tour of Britain 2016 set to pass through Nantwich and Crewe

Cycling fans in Nantwich and Crewe will get to see the Tour of Britain pass through their town for the first time.

Cheshire East has secured a stage in the 2016 premier cycling event in September.

February 27, 2016 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Village News
Hundreds to join funeral ride in honour of Shavington cyclist Michael Beeston

Hundreds to join funeral ride in honour of Shavington cyclist Michael Beeston

Hundreds of cyclists are expected to follow the funeral cortege of Shavington man Michael Beeston when they honour him later this week.

Michael, who worked in Nantwich, was killed after a collision with a car as he cycled home late at night.

October 27, 2015 1 comment News, Shavington, Village News, Willaston & Rope
Friends pay tribute to Shavington man Michael Beeston after cycling death

Friends pay tribute to Shavington man Michael Beeston after cycling death

Friends of a Nantwich worker killed when he collided with a car while cycling home, have paid tribute to him.

Michael Beeston, 44, from Shavington, died when he collided with a blue Vauxhall Astra along Nantwich Road in Crewe.

Cyclist saddles up to launch new cycling club in Nantwich

Cyclist saddles up to launch new cycling club in Nantwich

A keen cyclist is saddling up to launch Nantwich’s first dedicated Cycling Club. Darren Knights says Nantwich Cycle Group is for locals who just want to ride as a group and not on their own or with a traditional club.

New Nantwich cycling team Vision Racing launched

New Nantwich cycling team Vision Racing launched

A new Nantwich-based cycling race team has been launched to compete at top race events around the UK. Vision Racing has been put together by cycling enthusiast Ian Middleton and has launched with an initial membership of ten.

Nantwich sports students meet Team GB cycling stars at Velodrome

Nantwich sports students meet Team GB cycling stars at Velodrome

Sports Performance students from Nantwich enjoyed a visit to the National Cycling Centre in Manchester. The Reaseheath College students learned key techniques – and met Team GB’s biggest cycling stars.

Nantwich woman cycles around UK for local RSPCA branch

Nantwich woman cycles around UK for local RSPCA branch

A Nantwich woman is tackling cycling events around the UK to raise money for RSPCA Crewe, Nantwich & District branch. And keen cyclist Carole Jackson’s next challenge is the Nantwich Triathlon this Sunday June 2.